Liverpool secured their place in the Europa League knockout stages following a 1-1 draw away to Steaua Bucharest on Thursday.
England's World Cup bid team were left devastated after exiting at the first round of voting for the 2018 tournament in Zurich on Thursday.
The United States have expressed their extreme disappointment at missing out on the hosting rights for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Qatar bid chief Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad Al-Thani thanked FIFA for putting its faith in the Middle East by awarding them the 2022 World Cup.
Qatar will host the first ever football World Cup in the Middle East in 2022 while Russia will host the 2018 event after Australia and England's bids were snubbed.
Saturday night's home showdown against a rejuvenated Sydney FC cannot come quickly enough for Central Coast as the Mariners look to regain some lost momentum.
Juventus manager Luigi Del Neri believes his side's match with Lech Poznan in Poland on Wednesday should have been called off.
Melbourne Victory coach Ernie Merrick says he has no concerns about starting Matthew Kemp in his comeback match from a knee reconstruction against Brisbane Roar at AAMI Park.
Perth Glory coach Ian Ferguson believes a late run to the finals is still not beyond his side.
The Brisbane Roar head south to the one venue they've lost at all season – AAMI Park – to play the one side to have beaten them – Melbourne Victory – and Ange Postecoglou is looking forward to the challenge of evening the score.
Gold Coast United coach Miron Bleiberg says he was 'disillusioned' with his side's 2-1 loss at home to North Queensland Fury on Wednesday night and revealed the injury crisis continues to worsen ahead of Sunday's match against Melbourne Heart.
A Nikola Zigic strike six minutes from time has sealed Birmingham City's progression into the semi-finals of the Carling Cup.
Manchester City secured their passage into the Europa League knockout stages with a comfortable 3-0 victory over Austrian side FC Salzburg.
A late Vincenzo Iaquinta goal was not enough for Juventus to avoid being dumped out of the Europa League at the group stage on Wednesday.
Marseille missed the chance to break away at the top of the Ligue 1 table after being held to a 0-0 draw at home by Stade Rennes.
Furious Wellington coach Ricki Herbert is again demanding answers from match officials after two controversial decisions cost his side dearly in the 3-1 loss to Sydney FC on Wednesday night.
Helping bring the 2022 World Cup to Australia would be a 'dream come true' for Everton midfielder Tim Cahill.
England's 2018 World Cup bid received a huge boost on Wednesday after Vladimir Putin, prime minister of Russia, confirmed he would not be travelling to Zurich for the World Cup vote.
Perth Glory interim coach Ian Ferguson has vowed to clamp down on the poor discipline that has plagued his side for much of this season.
Melbourne Heart coach John van 't Schip has blamed a lack of self-discipline for the catalogue of yellow cards that's earned midfielder Wayne Srhoj a two-match suspension.